Senior Systems Administrator Microsoft Systems - Trail, BC
Kootenay Savings
Trail, British Columbia, CA
3d ago


Kootenay Savings, the region’s leading credit union with over $1 billion in assets, over 39,000 members and over 200 employees, continues to strive to fulfill our vision : To be the best provider of financial services and the best place to work in the communities we serve.


The Technology Team of Kootenay Savings has an opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator - Microsoft Systems to join our team.

This senior technical role will be responsible for maintaining, securing and upgrading our organization’s technology infrastructure.

What does this role do?

  • Researches recommends and deploys new technologies that will improve our environment, this includes the technical leadership of the design, implementation and usage of all Microsoft Cloud Technologies
  • Configures and maintains Hyper V & VMWare Virtual Production Environments
  • Implements, configures and maintains LAN, WAN and Firewalls
  • Secures Corporate Infrastructure and develops maintenance programs to ensure applications and hardware are current
  • Takes a lead role in ensuring the desktop and server environments are kept updated and patched in line with industry standards
  • Participates in software and hardware release programs
  • Works with automation and scripting to enhance the end user experience
  • Works closely with peers to deliver on technical projects and organizational priorities
  • Works with vendors on strategic projects and escalated support
  • Triage, analyze and resolve technical issues within a complex environment to determine root cause and solution recommendations
  • Ensures environments are properly monitored and alerts actioned to minimize downtime
  • Implements industry best practices
  • Participates in 24 / 7 compensated On Call schedule
  • Keeps technical and process documentation up to date
  • Provides mentorship and guidance to junior technical staff
  • What we offer :

  • Pay starts at $76,826
  • Overtime paid based on Collective Agreement
  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Paid vacation, sick time and floating holidays
  • Continual training, development and coaching
  • Confidential employee and family assistance program
  • Unique staff benefits on products such as bank accounts, loans & mortgages
  • Remote work options and flexible work hours
  • Being part of an organization that puts their community and employees first
  • Being part of the team that researches, designs and implements new and varied technologies
  • Get the opportunity to be part of a financial institution that is a leader in technology
  • What skills and education will you require?

    Must Have :

  • Successful completion of a 2-year diploma or certificate in computing technologies
  • Experience working in an Enterprise environment
  • 5+ years’ experience in Windows Server Systems Administration
  • 2+ years’ experience in the design, configuration & operation of Microsoft System Center Configuration ManagerPackage Build and DeployOS Image Build and DeployPatching and Update Management
  • 2+ years’ configuring and maintaining Office 365 / Microsoft 365 product suiteOffice ApplicationsOneDriveSharepoint
  • 2+ years’ maintaining and configuring Microsoft Azure resources
  • 2+ years’ working with virtual server technologies, preferably VMWare and / or HyperV
  • In-depth knowledge with the operation of MS InTune / Endpoint Management
  • Working knowledge of Veeam for On-Premise and Cloud backup
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory, designing and managing group policies
  • Successful completion of a Microsoft MCSA or MCSE designation and Comp TIA A+ certification
  • Working experience with scripting technologies, in particular Powershell
  • Ability to communicate technical, functional and business concepts, along with strong documentation skills
  • Excellent ability to analyze and problem solve
  • Valid BC Driver’s license and vehicle
  • Nice to Have :

  • Experience working with a variety of security technologies, e.g., Anti-Virus, Firewalls, MFA
  • Experience working with NetApp SAN appliances
  • Experience working with Cisco Products
  • Experience with Cisco VOIP technologies
  • You’ll be rewarded with a satisfying career in an organization that incorporates many leading-edge strategic initiatives with opportunities for supported professional growth and career advancement.

    If you are a team player ready to take on an exciting challenge in a progressive, employee-focused environment, we’d like to hear from you!

    Nestled in the natural beauty of the Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges, next to the mighty Columbia River, the Greater Trail area offers year-round activities for the outdoor enthusiast from golfing to skiing, mountain biking, kayaking, fishing, hiking and much more.

    Amenities include the region’s largest hospital, Selkirk College and an aquatic and leisure centre, all surrounded by inviting neighbouring communities.

    Here you will find outstanding opportunities for living life well and to its fullest.

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